SL vs IND T20I Live: Prithvi Shaw is making his T20I debut in the 1st T20I against Sri Lanka.© AFP
Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to field first in the first T20I against India at Colombo. Both the teams got two debutants for the first T20I match, Charith Asalanka and Chamika Karunaratne are making their T20I debut for Sri Lanka, while from India, opener Prithvi Shaw and leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy got their T20I caps. Indian team, full of youngsters, has dominated the Sri Lanka side in the ODI series. While for Sri Lanka it will be a tough challenge again as the three of the top four batsmen who played in the last T20I series against England are missing from the squad. But all eyes will be on in-form Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa. (LIVE SCORECARD)
1st T20I Live, Sri Lanka vs India From R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
India Playing XI!
Prithvi Shaw and Varun Chakravarthy are making their T20I debut.
India XI: Shikhar Dhawan(c), Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson(w), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy
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Sri Lanka Win Toss, Elect To Bowl!
Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Shaw, Chakravarthy To Debut!
Prithvi Shaw and Varun Chakravarthy got their T20I debut caps for India.
Hello and Welcome!
Hello and welcome to the live blog of the 1st T20I match between India and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India have already clinched the ODI series 2-1 and now they will aim to do well and continue their winning form in the T20I series as well. While Sri Lanka have a lot to do with both bat and ball after a complete failure in the ODI series apart from the last match. All eyes will be on Avishka Fernando who was Sri Lanka’s top performer in the ODI series.
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